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no chase but to retire after years of being the victim of discrimination by city officials. he made charges public node a city hearing. abc 7 news has this exclusive report. >> for at least the past tle years the city of san francisco has engaged in a blatanttcst ongoing pattern and practice of discrime nation he mince nod words when telling the i that the city repeatedly violated rights and he said was a sad irony. until he retired stein was program administrate of the mayor office on disability. a job he held for 10 years. >> and and that disability access over for decades. >> it could happen. >> the mayor saw disability is located in the war memorial building. stein says he got seriously longrfmrñ hallway was painted. >> what i have is something called linitis. my signises get swollen. i get bad headaches with every new exposure i get sick harder and sick longer. >> stein told the hearing building management refused to make accommodations like giving advanced nlts of future paint jobs or using paint with lower grade chemicals. after he filed a complaint he says the city attorney agrowe
teenagers have been rushed to san jose hospital. this was last night after large suv rolled in the city's neighborhood. they report three of the teenagers had significant injuries. they crashed on martin avenue shortly after 10:00. no other vehicles were involved. rescuers say there were no signs of alcohol being involved but obvious signs that the suv was speeding. >>> a santa clara man accused of threatening a state senator is charged with ten felonies. everett beshon did not enter a plea yesterday. he is accused of emailing a death threat to state senator leland yee because of his effort to tighten gun control laws. they searched the house for the fourth straight day but they found multiple weapons. they have already seized those. he will be back in court next beak. >>> coming up next, big trouble for a once promising political career. lavish items jesse jackson, jr. he and his wife admits he bought with campaign funds. and piece of military machinery that we are used >> katie: oscar pistorius is said to be on suicide watch for the model of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. they are ga
and debris. the city considers the couple's home a public nuisance. there are broken allowances and furniture and old carpets and paint cans. family has been working on a remodel for decades and battling the city for as long. san mateo officials say the property is a safety hazard especially the supposed insulation and wiring. if they do not fix the violations city workers will go in and do it for them and send the owners the bill. >> it is 5:14. a mild morning here in the bay area and i was looking with sympathy at those people in mobile, alabama, and the reporter looked cold. >> and it will be cooler but it will stay dry as we head through the holiday week. coming up on 5:15 and from the east bay hills camera at emeryville to san francisco, clear sky there. we will move on to live doppler 7 hd covering bay area you can see how dry it is on radar and the lack of clouds this morning. temperatures yesterday, check this out, we ran in the 60's to low 70's in oakland and the scene airport at 71 was a record high temperature. we may hit that again today with most of our records in the upper 70's.
were rushed to san jose hospitals last night after their large s.u.v. rolled in the city's terrace hill neighborhood. our media partner, san jose news, reports three of them had significant injuries. the crash happened shortly after 10:00. no other vehicles were involved. rescuers say there's any sign of alcohol being involved, but there were obvious signs the s.u.v. was speeding. >>> a santa clara man is accused of threatening a state senator and he is now charged with ten felonies. everett did not enter a plea during his first court appearance yesterday. the 45-year-old is accused of e-mailing a death threat to the state senator because of his efforts to tighten gun control laws. they searched the man's house for a fourth straight day yesterday. multiple weapons were seized. the man will be back in court next week. >>> this morning a teacher is accused of stealing from her own students. it happened in linden which is west of stockston. the teacher was caught in the act on this cell phone video. you can see the teacher going through a pink backpack. she appears to find money and take i
hospitals last night after their large s.u.v. rolled in the city's terrace hill neighborhood. our media partner, san jose news, reports three of them had significant injuries. the crash happened shortly after 10:00. no other vehicles were involved. rescuers say there's no sign of alcohol being involved, but there were obvious signs the s.u.v. was speeding. >>> a santa clara man is accused of threatening a state senator and he is now charged with ten felonies. everett did not enter a plea during his first court appearance yesterday. the 45-year-old is accused of e-mailing a death threat to the state senator because of his efforts to tighten gun control laws. investigators searched the man's house for a fourth straight day yesterday. they have seized multiple weapons. the man will be back in court next week. >> coming up, the lavish items jesse jackson junior he and his wife bought with campaign funds. also marin county gets a piece of military machinery that we are used to seeing in war zones. why the sheriff says it's a why the sheriff says it's a necessity. [ male announcer ] with citi
being pushed and pulled in kansas city, to this car up in flames after revving the engine trying to get up a hill in kansas. inside the behemoth storm, it looked like this. visibility, probably about a quarter mile. and sounded like that -- there we go. thundersnow. highways were shut down from missouri to kansas. >> just got out of control, lost control, due to the weather condition. >> reporter: scary? >> scary, yes, it is. >> reporter: ice was an issue in parts of arkansas and missouri, where freezing rain made travel dangerous. at the storm's peak, snow fell at an amazing rate, up to three inches per hour. look how quickly it adds up in arkansas on this time lapse video, and engulfs this friendly garden gnome in kansas city. here's where the big snow goes next. parts of the great lakes and northern midwest will get up to a half foot tonight. but back in kansas, farmers say every flake is welcome. so, the water equivalent, probably just about 10 to 1, it's not much bigger than that. will that be good, or -- >> an inch of rain, an inch of water is good, we'll take it. >> reporter: dai
's david wright is in vatican city for us tonight. >> reporter: good evening. tonight, the vatican used the strongest possible language to condemn the news coverage. saying it needs to defend the freedom of the college of cardinals to elect the next pope. the official communique from the holy see made the vatican press corps sound like people trying to rig a papal election. through the centuries, officials s say that the cardinals have faced many kinds of pressure to bend their decisions to a political end. >> today, there's an attempt to do this through public opinion. >> reporter: they have been railing for days about italian news reports claiming they know the contents of a classified internal investigation that the pope received in december. the italian reports without atr atribution, they say the real reason that benedict resigned was because the three investigating cardinals uncovered far more salacious comments. church officials steered the conversation away from the sexual abuse scandal. today in los angeles, cardinal roger mahony testified under oath about allegations that he a
after leading new york city. they set sail on new year's eve. the mazaratti easily broke the record set in 1998. the yacht saigd around cape horn at the tip of south america, ending at the golden gate bridge, total of 13,225 miles. >> still ahead, sea rescue caught on video. a kayaker spots a doll feign -- dolphin in trouble. >> a pleasant warm day is coming to an end, and unfortunately so is the sunny weather. >> now, here's david muir with a look at what is ahead on world news at 5:30. >> coming up tonight right here on world news, what turned into into a modern day gold rush, how much for the piece of meteor that came crashing into the earth. and we'll take a look at the image of the shooting star in san francisco last night. and the latest on the storm moving across the country, and then this plane crash caught on tape. the view from inside the >>> a surprise today at the gas pump for many drivers. prices across the bay area increased an average of three cents overnight. i paid 4.17 today. aaa reports the average price for a gallon of regular in oakland is 4.02, san jose, 4.05. san
and wyoming. >> teens from fargo to minneapolis. 28 in the windy city. 48 in beantown. 50s from atlanta to the big easy. >>> it's okay to check your 401(k) statements again. balances are at an all-time high. >>> and are the pennies' days finally numbered? >>> and the breaking story shocker overnight. a meteorite falling in russia. we'll be right back. >>> and welcome back, everybody. well, toyota is paying up. the automaker says it will pay $29 million to dozens of states as part of a new settlement over recalls. those states claim that toyota sales notified customers promptly about sudden acceleration problems. toyota says it will give its american executives more decisionmaking power. >>> have you checked your 401(k) balance lately? the average balance rose 12% in the last year to just over $77,000. that includes 20-somethings. the average for those age 55 and older is $143,000. and it's higher for those who have been with the same plan for ten years. that's about $100,000 higher. >>> the irs wishes the taxpayers would show a little more patience. the tax agency says the where's my re
the couple. a $3,000 reward has been off erred. >> a tri-city gun buyback was so popular many people were left hanging on to guns they no longer wanted. the event involved palo alto, east palo alto, and menlo park. police paid hundred for hand guns and 300 for assault weapons. one man collected $1,400. >> a duck hunter, and i've been hunting since i was ten years old. a lot of these rifles and shotguns, we department use -- you don't use rifles for duck hunts but i also deer hunt. i just decided don't want to collect guns anymore. >> in palo alto, the group, protect the children, which raised the money for the buyback, held an antigun rally. the pa $2,000 collected was gone in two and a half hours, leaving many people in line what wanted to sell their guns. >> san francisco fire crews are credited with stopping a house fire that raced through this house. one person was rescued from the second level of the home and was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> let's head right to meteorologist leigh glaser for the check on weather
and is working with the local authorities to find the couple. a $3,000 reward has been off erred. >> a tri-city gun buyback was so popular many people were left hanging on to guns they no longer wanted. the event involved palo alto, east palo alto, and menlo park. police paid hundred for hand guns and 300 for assault weapons. one man collected $1,400. >> a duck hunter, and i've been hunting since i was ten years old. a lot of these and shotguns, we department use -- you don't use rifles for duck hunts but i also deer hunt. i just decided don't want to collect guns anymore. >> in palo alto, the group, protect the children, which raised the money for the buyback, held an antigun rally. the pa $2,000 collected was gong many people in line what wanted to sell their guns. >> san francisco fire crews are credited with stopping a house fire that raced through this house. one person was rescued from the second level of the home and was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries. the cause of the fire is still under investigation. >>> let's head right to meteorologist leigh glaser for the check on wea
from injuries received when she was hit by a muni bus in daly city. that happened happened about 4:30 yesterday afternoon. it involved the 1846 avenue bus. woman hit by the bus while in the crosswalk. they said the woman's injuries are very serious. they have signed a "do not resuscitate" form. muni driver will undergo standard drug and alcohol testing. >> in oakland police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened near a bart station. sky 7hd was overhead as police responded to reports of gunfire near 8th street yesterday evening. it's close to the bart station. officers found a man with a gunshot wound to the head. homicide investigators blocked off access to the intersection right after the shooting. bart service was not affected. >>> and in san francisco a vigil was helifor a man shot and killed last week in the city's western addition neighborhood. 23-year-old ernesto died a week ago today. family and friends came together for a ceremony with aztec dancers in nearly alamo square. then they returned to the the scene of the shooting at hayes street for a memorial service.
received when she was hit by a muni bus in daly city. her family called today and gave us the news. the woman was in the crosswalk at lake merced and john muir drive when she was hit by the back end of the bus. >>> the coast guard is conducting interviews to find out why a pleasure boat hit a packed ferry on san francisco bay. this was the boat in the storage yard. the two men on board were hospitalized. there are reports that the boat was traveling at a high rate of speed when it collided with ms san francisco. this is video and the service will run as normal tomorrow. it has been a spectacular weekend. a major weather change is on the way. abc7 news meteorologist leigh glaser is here with a first check on weather and what is happening outside right now. leigh? >> you better believe this weekend we were in the 60s and even low 70s. only in the 50s tomorrow. that's just the first change. live doppler 7hd is not showing any moisture out there yet. but by tuesday we are definitely going to be talking about the winter rains returning to the bay area. a beautiful shot out there. this i
was city.y muni bus in city. the accident happened at 4:30. it involved the 1,846th avenue bus. the woman was hit by the back of the bus while in the in crosswalk. familiar lip members told us she is not expected to live past noon tomorrow and they signed a do not rhesus state form. >> one person is dade -- dead in a shooting at a barret -- bart station. officers found a man with a gunshot wound the head shortly before 5:00. oakland police are also investigating a fatal stabbing around 6:00 this morning. >>> there was a vigil tonight for man shot and killed in san francisco. 23-year-older necessary coe acosta was shot and killed last sunday. familiar my friend came together for a ceremony in, then they returned to the scene of the sheeting for a memorial service. >> want people to realize how much love this person had. how much love gave to everyone else, and we just want -- if needs anything, let -- if anyone knows anything, let us know. >> police are still trying to determine a motive for the crime. >>> new questions and concern in the south bay as the santa clara county board president
of improvement. >> he responds to my voice and opened his eyes. >> in a city of concord traffic collision report we learned that since january, 2008 there have been 15 collisions reported to the transportation division. but this is the only pedestrian injury reported. police say the driver stopped and cooperated with investigators. the team are playing their last game of the season. >> i'm going there to support the kids in the last game. >> because joey is still in icu, his mother has limited visitors to his room.1k she says it will be a while before they know the full extent of the injuries. >> we're learning about the meteor that slammed into western siberia. the blast so big, people thought it was the end of the world. >> the meter exploded with the force of 20 acot tothic dog -- bombs. scientists sate was the largest to hit land in more than a century. biggest chunks slammed into a frozen lake. a thousand people were injured by glass because they're standing near windows to see what caused the flash of light. officials say 3,000 buildings were damaged. the meteor blasted with out warning o
donations and the marin board of supervisors and city council. if you receive add voucher you can redeem it for cash from 11 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. this evening. >> new this morning, foreclosure activity is plunging here in california, the monthly foreclosure report released shows for the first time since january of 2007 the golden state did not have the most properties in the country with foreclosure filings. stockton is the only california city now among the top ten in the nation for the highest foreclosure rates. from sacramento this morning, state lawmakers are considering a proposal that will ban police from using condoms as evidence against prostitutes. san francisco assembly man is drafting the bill saying it would save lives because prostitute would not have to choose between safe sex or unprotected sex out of fear of arrest. the bill does not legalize prostitution but other evidence has to be used. >> a $20 million anonymous donation, a sudden windfall for a bay area school and planning under way for what to do. >> no bed, no food, no water. how does that sound? >> sounds like jai
. >> i never meant to hurt the city i loved. >> reporter: during nine years of hard gambling in vegas, atlantic city, and san diego, ms. o'connor wagered well over $1 billion. that's more than $300,000 every single day, more than $12,500 every single hour, waking and sleeping. her total losses -- $13 million. >> i did borrow the money from my husband's foundation. >> reporter: that's why she landed in court. over $2 million taken from a charity set up by the late husband. she'd already remortgaged her home, sold a hotel, auctioned her possessions. apparently spent her last dime. peterson died in '94 with o'connor by his side. she claims grief drove her to gambling. >> i lost my husband. i lost three of my siblings. i lost my two best friends. >> it can be triggered by grief, loss, stress, medications. gambling simply too much. >> reporter: o'connor also had a brain tumor during the gambling years. >> in the centers of the brain that affect and control logic, reasoning, and most importantly, judgment. >> reporter: ms. o'connor is now 66 years old, in poor health. broke. the court just
injuries received when she was hit bay muni bus in daly city. the accident happened at 4:30. it involved the 1,846th avenue bus. the woman was hit by the back of the bus while in the in crosswalk. familiar lip members told us she is not expected to live past noon tomorrow and they signed a do not rhesus state form. >> one person is dade -- dead in a shooting at a barret -- bart station. officers found a man with a gunshot wound the head shortly before 5:00. oakland police are also investigating a fatal stabbing around 6:00 this morning. >>> there was a vigil tonight for man shot and killed in san francisco. 23-year-older necessary coe acosta was shot and killed last sunday. familiar my friend came together for a ceremony in, then they returned to the scene of the sheeting for a memorial service. >> want people to realize how much love this person had. how much love gave to everyone else, and we just want -- if needs anything, let -- if anyone knows anything, let us know. >> police are still trying to determine a motive for the crime. >>> new questions and concern in the south bay as the
explosion and fast-moving flames race through a popular kansas city district full of shops and restaurants. >> what investigators are finding this morning after a fire that burned for hours. it's wednesday, february 20th. >>> from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm diana perez. we'll get to the kansas city fire investigation in just a moment in our top story. >>> also this morning, the costly computer crimes costing the american economy hundreds of billions of dollars a year. the fingers are pointing at china, as the white house announces plans to fight the hackers. >>> and this is crazy. why hand sanitizer is being singled out in a fire that severely burned an 11-year-old girl. wait until you hear how something so common turned into something so hazardous. you think you're doing the right thing, killing the germs, all the dirt in our workplace and homes and something like that happens. that story is crazy. >> and where it happened is also crazy. >>> and later on, clyde davis, his tell-all book, his big secrets, and a singing star wh
from injuries received when she was hit by a muni bus in daly city. the accident happened about 4:30 yesterday afternoon. it involved the 1846 avenue bus. woman hit by the bus while in the crosswalk. family members were telling abc news the woman's injuries are very serious. they have signed a "do not resuscitate" form. muni driver will undergo standard drug and alcohol testing. >> in oakland police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened near a bart station. sky 7hd was overhead as police responded to reports of gunfire on peralta near 8th street yesterday evening. it's close to the bart station. officers found a man with a gunshot wound to the head. homicide investigators blocked off access to the intersection right after the shooting. bart service was not affected. a follow lane on the richmond-san rafael bridge will stay closed for most of today. it's part of the ongoing installation of a new automated toll collection system. it's expect today reopen in time for tomorrow morning's holiday commute. the current toll system is 15 years old and officials say it needs to b
gate ferry was on its way back to the city. a spokesperson says the smaller boat was traveling at a high rate of speed when it hit the ferry. none of the 3500 people were hurt. coastguard and medical choppers responded to the tiburon waterfront where two witnesses told abc7 news what they saw. >> are they are in the water or what happened. we came closer and we saw two people lying there. >> they were doing cpr on one guy and they continued to do cpr and it didn't look good for him. other guy, he had blood on his face. >> reporter: the coastguard interviewed witnesses to help em determine exactly what happened but anyone else who may have seen the crash is asked to contact the coastguard today. ferry captain was drug tested that is the protocol on these ties of investigations. meanwhile, the golden gate ferry service returning to the regular scheduled to. >> carolyn: new this morning, two san francisco police officers were injured early this morning, trying to break up a number of fights at north beach. it happened on broadway street near columbus. the officer suffered minor in
vuk tour stretching a city block. officials tell me they decided that the threat, quote, warranted immediate evacuation of buildings and that is when they sounded at larm and called in extra man power for a detailed search of every floor and office. we saw this agent pulling a carful of explosion equipment entering the building. >> this was determined that it was credible enough to warrant the response you saw. >> there are were eight canine bomb detection dogs. the primt ter extended beyond the building. the canine detected a scent in the building officials stress that no device or devices were found within the four block area. just after 1:00 p.m. police gave the all clear. >> police told me they cannot give me more information about what warranted this increased response or what initially got them excited about this in the first place. they did tell me the investigation is far from over. nick smith abc 7 news. >> nick, thank you. >> 49ers tight end delaney walk jer struggling with personal tragedy. his aunt and uncle both died in a car accident near new orleans after watching hi
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remarkable and inspiring journey back to the "good morning america" desk. >> keep it >>> from new york city, this is "nightline" with cynthia mcfadden. >> good evening and thanks for joining us. we begin tonight with a radical version of modern family. it is called pollyannary in which multiple lovers live together openly under one roof. two women and a man, programs, or in the example we're bringing you tonight, one woman and two men. but if that doesn't sound complicated enough, they're also raising a child together. here's abc's report we are an encore modern sex in america. >> this is the story, her lover, jon, her son, amon and her other lover ian. amon's dad. they're one big happy poly amorous family. a woman. her two heterosexual boyfriends and a child. living together in a comfortable suburban home just outside los angeles. >> starting to reflect on that building. >> what do you say to people who believe your relationship and the way that you're living your life is wrong? >> thank you for sharing your opinion. i mean, we're not here to convert people and tell people that monogamy is
report in a major south african newspaper. the respected "city press" says multiple police sources confirm a bloody cricket bat found in oscar pistorius' home after the valentine day shooting of his cover model girlfriend is a key piece of evidence. possibly used in an argument leading up to her fatal shooting. police officials refused to comment on the new claim. appearing just as pistorius' family has been coming to his defense. >> i can promise you with the knowledge i've got, he will come up right. >> reporter: his father is quoted as saying, he shot reeva steenkamp accidentally, mistaking her for an intruder. what do you do if somebody is in the house? he said, do you think it's one of your family? of course you don't. the victim's father also speaking out, offering surprising sympathy for a man he never even met, saying he must be going through things that we don't know about. there is no hatred in our hearts. and now controversy over the premiere of a reality show she had recently taped. a special tribute. but under fire for being insensitive, criticized for the use of her l
bashar assad, becomes a city under siege. it is a dirty war, in a crucial country. just look at the map. the chaos engulfing syria threatens to spill over into iraq on one side, israel and lebanon on the other. a nightmare scenario for the u.s. the united nations now estimates that 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting, though no one really knows. a u.n. commission today called for war crimes investigations of both sides. assad's government, which has sought to crush the rebellion by any means necessary. and the rebels, many of whom are increasingly seen by ordinary syrians as war lords, gangsters and religious fanatics who regularly post videos of beheadings and other atrocities on youtube. damascus is quiet tonight. some light traffic. no one really walking around. 5 million people hunkered down, as the terrible war that is tearing their country apart has now arrived here, in fierce battles raging in the city's suburbs. syria's many minorities live in terror of a jihadist takeover of their country. before we came here, we visited christian refugees from syria who had fled to
of president assad, becomes a city under siege. it is a dirty war, in a crucial country. just look at the map. the chaos engulfing syria threatens to spill over into iraq on one time, israel and lebanon on the other. a nightmare scenario for the u.s. the united nations now estimates that 70,000 people have been killed in the fighting, though no one really knows. a u.n. commission called for war crimes investigations of both sides. assad's government, which has sought to crush the rebellion, and the rebels, who are seen as warlords, gangsters, and religious fanatics who regularly post videos of beheadings and other atrocities on youtube. damascus is quiet. no one really walking around. 5 million people hunkered down as the terrible war that's tearing their country apart has arrived here. in fierce battles raging in the city's suburbs. syria's many minorities live in terror of jihadist takeover of their country. before we came here, we visited christian refugees from syria who fled to beirut. they said they were forced out of their villages by muslim fundamentalists, ethnically cleansed. they s
. >>> the northeast is bracing for what is likely to be a monster storm expected to leave some cities buried under two feet of snow. forecasters say it could be the worst snowstorm to hit the northeast since the powerful blizzards that paralyzed the area two winters ago. the heaviest snow moves in friday evening, with boston and coastal new england bearing the brunt of it. and the new york city area could also get a fair share of snow. and the storm is trouble for airline travelers and major hubs, including chicago. some airlines are already waiving rebooking fees from midwest and northeast flights. major delays and cancellations are expected to follow. and snow is coming down in chicago. freezing rain and sleet is expected throughout the morning. that means a very messy and treacherous commute for millions of people. as the storm intensifies, plows are also hitting the streets in madison, wisconsin. >> we can't complain too much. the last two winters have been fairly light by northeast terms. so we're kind of due for a messy one, and here it comes. >> it always happens in february. >> that's right. a
. an investigation is continuing. neighbors plan to start a petition asking the question to -- city to lower the speed limit there. >> aú.t concordew.[ teen fightso recover from injuries he suffered on monday. >> the 14-year-old was hit in this crosswalk on his way to basketball practice monday. doctors placed anymore a6cfna. today she's still in icu but opened his iz for the first time. he has been in childrens hospital since being hit by a car on monday. these pictures given to abc 7 news by his mother, saying his son has a long way to go before he's playing the game he loves. sky 7 was at the intersection. his mother tells me he is still sedated to limit movement but now, he's showing signs of improvement sooner than expected. >> he responds to my voice and opened his eyes asked if he knew where he was. he slugd his shoulders. >> police say the driver stopped and coop yait qd investigators. this afternoon, the team will play a final game and his mother plans to be there. coming up at 5:00 stat activityics obtained by abc 7 about the number of accidents at this intersection. >> bart polic
. >> reporter: an explosive report in a major south african newspaper tonight. the respected city press says multiple police sources confirmed to them, a bloody cricket bat found in oscar pistorius's home after the valentine's day shooting of his cover model girlfriend is a key piece of evidence. possibly used in an argument leading up to her fatal shooting. police officials refuse to comment on the new claims, appearing just as pistorius's family has been coming to his defense. >> i can promise you, with the knowledge i've got, he will come out right. >> reporter: pistorius's father today is quoted saying his son shot steenkamp accidentally, mistaking her for an intruder. what do you do if somebody is in the house? he said, do you think it's one of your family? of course, you don't. the victim's father also speaking out offering surprising sympathy for a man he had never even met, saying, he must be going through things that we don't know about. there is no hatred in our hearts. and now controversy over the premiere of a reality show reeva steenkamp had recently taped. a special tribute air
-watched city in the world. >> that's right. >> we did suicide missions in the army that had better odds than this. >> 100% he's there. okay, fine, 95%. because i know certainty freaks you guys out. but it's 100. >> lot of politics up for best picture this year. we'll talk about that in a little bit. >>> here with our second roundtable. joined by george will again. abc news contributor donna brazile. steven brill. author of a new "time" cover story. "why medical bills are killing us" is the title. steven rattner. and kimberley strassel. i want to start talking about this sequester, it is hitting on friday. the public doesn't seem to mind all that much. a pew poll out this week, about 49% of the public say they want to delay the cuts. but 40% say let them go in effect. most of the blame seems to be heading towards the gop. 49% say they should bare the blame for this. only 30% for president obama. kim, you argued in the wall street journal this week, republicans are in a strong political position, you say that the sequester isn't some gop fallback position, it's a proactive strategy. their way
, a chunk of space rock big enough to level a city is hurtling towards our planet eight times faster than a speeding bullet. the good news is scientists say it will miss. the scary news is, the 130,000 metric ton astroid called da-14 is the size of half a football field, and it will be much closer than the moon. in fact, it will thread the needle between earth and the roughly 600 satellites around us. the ones that your cell phone relies on, possibly even smashing one on its way by. but if that's why you're think thing is a long way from all of us way down here walking the streets, you may want to think again. the last close call turned out to be a direct hit. it was 1908, and luckily it hit the middle of nowhere, siberia, decimating 1,000 miles of trees but no people. >> if a very large astroid hit, it would probably create the same kind of disaster that wiped out the dinosaurs. >> reporter: no one knew it was headed our way until a spanish dentist and amateur astronomer randomly discovered it a year ago. nasa doesn't have the resources to look for astroids, which is why a trio of americ
house outside carson city. for the past two months he took his rv to his parents' home in southern california, across to the atlanta area and then back. i caught up to him in his parents' neighborhood. >> i don't have a navy seal background. >> you told a lot of people that. >> no, i i did not. >> he gave a few blanket denials. the most pressing question is possession of guns on the promotional videos. he is a felon. records from riverside county show burglary, receiving stolen property and child concealing. the sheriff's office confirms they along with the fbi and the atf want to question him. the saga of aj dicken, phony navy seal resonates for those in the military. >> it is wrong. people put their lives on the line every day. when somebody fakes that, it is upsetting to anybody who has ever served. >> doctors are trying to move forward. they have a meeting set for next month to introduce their new security chief to the wsa. when dicken took off they found a treasure troeve of these including a navy seal team id and all of those awards. the silver star, the purple heart and the
lake city. mostly 30s in the nation's midsection. 40s in the northeast. >>> when you see these next pictures, you're going to wonder how no one was killed or injured. check it out. a car landed up lodged on the roof of a house in houston. >> that is crazy. police say it must have been going about 90 miles an hour when it hit an embankment, launched into the air, crashed into one house and landed upside down on a second house. no one at either home was injured. the driver walked away with barely a scratch. the driver walked away with barely a scratch. >> onlookers were in disbelief. >> a big crane was brought in and pulled the car out ten hours after the crash. so the driver survives. now he's got to pay for the car and damage to two homes. >> can you imagine? he's sitting in the front seat going sorry, didn't mean it. >> lucky for him. man, oh man. these are the kinds of stories we like telling. >>> coming up, taking drastic action when pet dogs and cats get too fat. >>> and all the viral videos coming from dash board cameras in russia. why are we seeing so many incredible scenes li
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